M.Sc. On Campus


Kansas State University

12 months
21524 USD/year
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Entomology at Kansas State University has an internationally recognized graduate program, leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. degree.


A wide variety of opportunities for graduate study are offered in several areas of both applied and basic research. We also offer a Graduate Certificate Program, allowing graduate students in other disciplines to develop and demonstrate proficiency in entomology.

Program Goal

The goal of this Entomology program at Kansas State University is to provide students with opportunities for practical experience and course credit in research, teaching, extension, and outreach. Doctoral students are required and master’s students are encouraged to develop teaching and grantsmanship skills. Students publish in some of the leading science and entomology journals. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Insect Biochemistry
  • Insect Pest Diagnosis
  • Insecticides: Properties and Laws
  • Aquatic Entomology
  • Insect Ecology
  • Insect Taxonomy
  • Plant Resistance to Insects
  • Insect Pest Management
  • Problems in Entomology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants for graduate study are expected to have a background in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and the physical sciences. 

An overall 3.0 GPA (B average, 80% or better) is expected, and international students must present evidence of proficiency in English (TOEFL or other acceptable exam). 

  • Transcripts of all previous academic training (translated into English if in a non-English language)
  • A description of your career objectives in a statement form
  • A resume or curriculum vitae 
  • Three letters of recommendation  
  • If applicable, an abstract of the Master’s thesis may also be requested

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11856 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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